Indirect Category Management / Procurement Advisor

Location SG-Singapore
Job ID
94741
Function
Operations
Recruiter
Ayden Oh
LITag
#LI-AO1
Position Level
Advisor/Advanced/Manager

Overview

At Zebra, we’re reinventing how businesses operate at the enterprise edge - helping them run faster, smarter, and more connected than ever before.

A dynamic community of builders, doers and problem solvers, we each play a unique role - shaping new technologies, bringing solutions to market, and partnering with companies on the front line of business.

Being a part of Zebra means making your mark as we make digital transformation a reality.

It means growing into a leader at a leading company that makes a distinct difference - because together, we’ve only just begun.

 

Build Today. Create Tomorrow.

 

Become a leader at a leading company.

Become a Zebra.

Responsibilities

The role:

This is an Independent Contributor role which requires deep category expertise, a validated project management efficiency and effectiveness for sophisticated projects exhibits leadership skills and characteristics, and being an agent of change for the Procurement organization. More specifically, the Advisor applies their multilayered and deep category experience by working closely with the business functions to identify, define and execute key projects that support defined business goals and objectives over a 12-36-month horizon. The Specialist Advisor will support the entire source to contract process, including facilitating supplier management reviews.

  • Build trust and confidence with executive leadership to drive pivotal initiatives optimally balancing the RFx process and the TCO evaluation of suppliers against the business stakeholder’s requirements and supplier preferences.
  • Ability to simultaneously handle 4-7 complex projects, leading all deliverables, analytics, negotiations and project management details.
  • Handle full sourcing process for complex projects and independently collaborate with key stakeholders to develop annual category management plan that incorporates the stakeholder’s strategy, goals, challenges, constraints and objectives with a 1 to 3- year time horizon – key outputs included but not limited to spend breakdown, strategic sourcing pipeline, process improvements, supplier rationalizations, targeted supplier business reviews, sourcing levers, etc.
  • Perform total cost of ownership evaluations, perform supply-market research and conduct pricing audits, and impact analysis for the pursuit of continuous cost improvements.
  • Work collaboratively with suppliers and stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost improvement programs and resolve complex strategic supplier performance issues to ensure business satisfaction and contribute to measuring success, including savings, innovation related to process improvements, improved delivery and simplified processes
  • Maintain a high level of product and industry awareness to keep current on best practices, new suppliers, market trends, etc.

 

Qualifications

About you:

You should be having 8+ years of strategic sourcing experience who has an eye for details and strong leadership skills.

Zebra's Benefits

We offer competitive pay, bonuses, benefits, career/personal growth and work/life programs to ensure that you are empowered to succeed as a member of the Zebra Nation.

Equal Opportunities:

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

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